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  • Comcast Now Offering Mesh Network Pods from Plume for $120+
    Good news Comcast customers. You can now enjoy the fruits of Mesh WiFi Routing. What is mesh? It’s the new way to connect to the Web in your home. That’sThe post Comcast Now Offering Mesh Network Pods from Plume for $120+ appeared first on OhGiz…
    - 22 May 18, 3:26am -
  • 3 of the Best Hoverboards Money Can Buy
    If you’re thinking about buying a hoverboard for the first time or if you are new to these personal transports and are unsure what to buy, don’t worry, Gadget ReviewThe post 3 of the Best Hoverboards Money Can Buy appeared first on OhGizmo!.
    - 28 Apr 18, 9:23pm -
  • What Are Some Good Sources of Calcium for My Dog?
    Why is Calcium Important for Dogs? Calcium is an essential mineral for dogs and humans alike. It’s responsible for conducting electrical impulses, sending signals, contracting muscles (especially the heart), notThe post What Are Some Good Sources…
    - 24 Apr 18, 1:56am -
  • Fellow Stagg X Pour-Over Coffee Set
    Consistently brew a delicious cup of coffee with the Fellow Stagg X Pour-Over Coffee Set. Designed for all levels of coffee makers, the pour-over set makes it easy to brewThe post Fellow Stagg X Pour-Over Coffee Set appeared first on OhGizmo!.
    - 17 Apr 18, 12:36pm -
  • Nighthawk X6 Review
      The first feature that attracts your attention to the Netgear Nighthawk X6 is its three distinct Wi-Fi bands with varying frequencies and speed limits. It has one 2.4GHZ (600MBPS)The post Nighthawk X6 Review appeared first on OhGizmo!.
    - 17 Apr 18, 12:49am -
  • Pavel Vetrov Olly Designer Writing Desk
    Stylishly organize your workspace with the Pavel Vetrov Olly Designer Writing Desk. The writing desk comes with a compact drawer that conveniently sits right in the middle. It opens andThe post Pavel Vetrov Olly Designer Writing Desk appeared first…
    - 6 Apr 18, 8:20am -
  • SleepBliss Deep Sleep Insomnia Relief Crystal Ball
    Get a deep sleep in the most natural way possible with the SleepBliss Deep Sleep Insomnia Relief Crystal Ball. SleepBliss is a 100% non-invasive sleep aid crystal ball that helpsThe post SleepBliss Deep Sleep Insomnia Relief Crystal Ball appeared fi…
    - 4 Apr 18, 10:06am -
  • What? Customizable Quotes Watch
    Give time meaning with the What? Customizable Quotes Watch. Featuring innovative dot-matrix epaper display, the Quotes watch shows your favorite inspiring words when you want it to. To set upThe post What? Customizable Quotes Watch appeared first on…
    - 30 Mar 18, 9:58am -


Boing Boing


  • Crypto exchange BitMart loses $196 million to hackers
    Large-scale cryptocurrency heists remain a significant headache. According to Coindesk, the crypto exchange BitMart has lost the equivalent of $196 million (originally estimated at $150 million) to a hack. The intruder breached Ethereum and Binance w…
    - 7 hours ago, 5 Dec 21, 10:28pm -
  • Apple takes Russia to court over App Store ruling
    Apple is still fighting Russia over alleged App Store abuse. Both 9to5Mac and RT report Apple is asking for a judicial review of a Federal Antimonopoly Service warning from August that allows developers to mention alternatives to the App Store's in-a…
    - 9 hours ago, 5 Dec 21, 8:56pm -
  • eBay banned some users by mistake
    Twitter isn't the only big-name internet company to have accidentally banned users this week. As The Vergereports, eBay has confirmed it suspended a "small number" of users by mistake on December 3rd. The company didn't provide a cause or reveal the…
    - 11 hours ago, 5 Dec 21, 6:41pm -
  • Google's mail-in Pixel repair service reportedly compromised photos and accounts
    Rogue repair staff aren't limited to any one company. According to The Verge, author and developer Jane McGonigal said her internet accounts were compromised after she mailed her Pixel 5a to Google for service. The intruder accessed Google services,…
    - 12 hours ago, 5 Dec 21, 5:53pm -
  • Fitbit's Charge 5 tracker is back on sale for a record-low $130 at Amazon
    Don't worry if you missed out on a Fitbit during Black Friday sales — there are now some big deals to help you stay in shape during the holidays. The Charge 5 has returned to a record-low price of $130 at Amazon, or $50 below its usual sticker. Tha…
    - 13 hours ago, 5 Dec 21, 4:40pm -
  • 'Fortnite' Chapter 3 officially debuts with a new island and revamped gameplay
    It didn't take long for Epic to confirm Fortnite Chapter 3 details. The developer has officially released a trailer that outlines what to expect both in Chapter 3 and its first season, "Flipped." The new island is the star, with the flip from the Cha…
    - 14 hours ago, 5 Dec 21, 3:24pm -
  • Clearview AI will get a US patent for its facial recognition tech
    Clearview AI is about to get formal acknowledgment for its controversial facial recognition technology. Politicoreports Clearview has received a US Patent and Trademark Office "notice of allowance" indicating officials will approve a filing for its s…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Dec 21, 10:23pm -
  • Leaked 'Fortnite' Chapter 3 trailer shows a new island and Spider-Man
    Fortnite Chapter 2 has only just come to an end, but that isn't preventing sleuths from finding out what Chapter 3 will hold. As Kotakulearned, the game's official Polish YouTube channel briefly shared a Chapter 3 trailer revealing many of the planne…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Dec 21, 9:31pm -


  • How To Change Administrator On Windows 10
    Just like a company, your computer also has a hierarchy of users as well, where depending on your role, there are certain functions that may or may not be off-limits to you. With Microsoft Windows, the highest possible role you could have is administ…
    - 26 Jul 21, 8:19pm -
  • Lenovo Carbon X1 Gen 9 Review
    For nearly a decade, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon has been the company’s most iconic thin & light, and we’re reviewing the 9th generation 2021 version this time. The new features that caught my attention include the 16:10 UHD display, the improv…
    - 26 Jul 21, 8:03pm -
  • How To Check If Your Computer Is Windows 11 Ready
    Unlike Apple’s approach when it comes to major OS updates, in which Apple releases a new major version every year, Microsoft usually takes several years in between major Windows versions. They do release major patches every so often, but making the…
    - 26 Jul 21, 4:48pm -
  • China Wants To Build The World’s First ‘Clean’ Commercial Nuclear Reactor
    Did you know that nuclear power is actually considered cleaner than traditional forms of energy that rely on fossil fuel? However, the horrific visions painted by nuclear reactor meltdowns seem to have painted the energy source in a bad light, but sc…
    - 26 Jul 21, 12:27am -
  • Users Can Adjust The Steam Deck’s FPS To Help Save Battery Life
    FPS is important for some gamers because they feel that having a higher FPS would help them spot enemies better, make targeting more accurate, or just generally improve on their gameplay experience. When playing on a computer, you don’t need to wor…
    - 26 Jul 21, 12:26am -
  • Apple Expected To Bring Face ID To All Of Its Products Eventually
    At the moment, Face ID is only available on a select few Apple products. This includes the higher-end iPad Pros and also the higher-end iPhones. The rest of Apple’s product lineup continues to use Touch ID. However, as per Mark Gurman’s latest Po…
    - 26 Jul 21, 12:25am -
  • Nintendo Could Wind Down Wii U And 3DS eShop Submissions In 2022
    Despite the Nintendo Wii U no longer being in production and with the 3DS kind of being replaced by the likes of the Nintendo Switch and Switch Lite consoles, it’s actually surprising that there are games that are still actively being developed for…
    - 26 Jul 21, 12:24am -
  • Google Drive Update Now Lets You Block Spammers
    One of the awesome features about cloud storage is how quickly and easily you can sync up your work with your friends, colleagues, or classmates. However, the ability to share files in the cloud has also been subject to abuse, where spammers and trol…
    - 26 Jul 21, 12:22am -

The Wirecutter

  • Where to Buy N95s, KN95s, and Surgical-Style Masks in 2021
    Although vaccinations are now widely available, recommendations and regulations are continually in flux, and masks will likely remain a part of people’s lives for some time. And even though medical-style masks were all but impossible to…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Dec 21, 8:32pm -
  • The 24 Best Gifts for 4-Year-Olds
    Many 4-year-olds are learning to master their environments—and to negotiate boundaries, push limits, and question everything. Some of the best gifts for 4-year-olds engage their endless curiosity, rapidly developing physical skills, and…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Dec 21, 8:28pm -
  • The 26 Best Gifts for 3-Year-Olds
    At age 3, the gift-giving game changes. Many kids are more likely to know what they want. Lots of them will have more opinions, interests, and language to express their excitement than they had in the past. But that doesn’t negate the t…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Dec 21, 8:18pm -
  • The Best Password Managers
    Almost everyone should use a password manager. It’s the most important thing you can do—alongside two-factor authentication—to keep your online data safe. We’ve evaluated dozens of paid and free password managers, and we think 1Pa…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Dec 21, 8:01pm -
  • The Best Roach Killers
    Battling cockroaches can make you feel like you’re on the losing end of a full-scale invasion. After all, these insects didn’t survive for hundreds of millions of years because they’re easy to get rid of. But armed with a little kno…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Dec 21, 7:19pm -
  • The 28 Best Gifts for 2-Year-Olds
    Keeping up with the developing skills and interests of a 2-year-old can feel like a sprint—at times literally—or a guessing game. “Play is how they start to understand the world,” said Heather Singh, associate director of school a…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Dec 21, 7:06pm -
  • The 23 Best Gifts for 1-Year-Olds
    When it comes to presents, many 1-year-olds aren’t picky. In fact, they may be as excited by the packaging as they are by what’s inside. (Be sure to save those boxes.) Others have already begun to develop their own unique preferences,…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Dec 21, 6:49pm -
  • 7 Deals on Wirecutter-Recommended Gifts
    I dread the holiday season. And it’s not because of the incessant Christmas music or fake holiday cheer, or because my heart is two sizes too small. I dread it because I worry endlessly about what gifts to buy. If you’ve found yoursel…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Dec 21, 6:28pm -

Gadgets and Gizmos

  • PS5 Unveiling; Sony Invites You to the Future of Gaming
    There’s a lot going on in the world at the moment, and lots more gaming taking place too. Gamers the world over have been pondering whether the PS5 might be delayed; something Sony themselves were quick to quash as they gave assurances the PS5 woul…
    - 31 May 20, 6:55am -
  • 10 Things you could buy instead of the Apple iPhone X
    Before we go down this road I want to say I’ve nothing against Apple, in fact I have an iPhone 7 but cannot for the life of me understand how the base iPhone X is £999. With that in mind I’ve done some research into 10 things you could buy inste…
    - 3 Nov 17, 10:42pm -
  • Wera Advent-Calender 2017; Tools to turn the biggest grinch around
    It’s a little early for me personally to embrace Christmas; but I am willing to start talking about advent calendars and gifts for those who like to be ready. This week I received the 2017 Wera advent calendar and it looks awesome and has already t…
    - 3 Nov 17, 9:00pm -
  • Fidget Spinners – stress relief, fad, menace or health magic bullet?
    The meteoric rise of fidget spinners in 2017 has surprised many, including me. These palm sized contraptions, fitted with bearings to make them spin, are hugely popular in the playground and are becoming more commonplace in the work environment. But…
    - 27 May 17, 8:24pm -
  • Apple iPhone 8 – News on dates, specs, prices and rumours
    It’s nearly that time again; that time when Apple dim the lights and unveil their new flagship iPhone. The internet has been buzzing with rumours ranging from mediocre to bat shit crazy and I’ve been pretty slow in gathering these together. But h…
    - 26 May 17, 8:49pm -
  • What Are the Snapchat Sunglasses All About?
    The release of new Snapchat sunglasses has raised more than a few eyebrows. So what are these glasses all about? Well, they have been described as being a bit like Google Glass, although they are a good deal cheaper and more limited in what they can…
    - 13 Dec 16, 5:41pm -
  • Samsung Considering Facial Tracking for Gear VR
    The battle for virtual reality supremacy has really warmed up in recent times. While the Samsung VR gear is widely seen as being an affordable option, there are other VR headsets that are regarded as being of higher technical quality. However, news o…
    - 7 Dec 16, 5:35pm -
  • Nike Self-Tying Sneakers Now on Sale
    Those of us who love Back to the Future have been craving self-tying sneakers for a long time. Well, provided that you have a healthy bank account then you can now get hold of the Nike Hyperadapt 1.0 trainers. They only cost a mere £575, which some…
    - 5 Dec 16, 5:27pm -

Slash Gear

  • Ford and Honda hit with major recalls over brake and hood issues
    The automotive world is no stranger to significant recalls on various vehicles for different reasons. Recently, Ford confirmed that it recalled almost 115,000 Escape and Bronco Sport SUVs. Those two SUVs look vastly different but are built on the sam…
    - 14 hours ago, 5 Dec 21, 3:34pm -
  • Best wireless chargers for smartphones (Android and iOS)
    Given the choice, we’d all prefer gadgets that work as part of a wire-free ecosystem. Wireless chargers are the best example of this technology, enabling modern smartphones to recharge without the hassle of cables and power bricks. The market is pa…
    - 16 hours ago, 5 Dec 21, 1:12pm -
  • Anycubic Photon Mono X Review
    The Anycubic Photon Mono X was released in the year 2021 with a promise of relatively large, fast, inexpensive 3D prints. This device is an SLA (liquid resin) 3D printer, made to deliver results similar to those of far more expensive 3D printers, her…
    - 2 days ago, 4 Dec 21, 5:03pm -
  • Toyota teases GR Corolla sports sedan, and it looks really cool
    Many people out there want a performance car, but they can’t live with two doors for various reasons. Anyone who owns a two-door sports car or muscle car knows that getting people, pets, and other items in and out of a two-door is very difficult. T…
    - 2 days ago, 4 Dec 21, 3:07pm -
  • iPhone 14 – Things we know so far
    Rumors about the iPhone 14 started popping up online before the iPhone 13 was announced — and though we don’t yet know what Apple has planned, there’s enough info floating around to speculate. The company is rumored to be working on a foldable…
    - 2 days ago, 4 Dec 21, 1:04pm -
  • Pet supplements recalled over risky bacteria that can infect humans
    The FDA has published a new recall involving products sold for cats and dogs, though this one doesn’t involve food. The advisory comes from the company Livia Global, Inc., which says the recall covers two brand names: BioLifePet and LiviaOne. The d…
    - 2 days ago, 4 Dec 21, 2:41am -
  • Fortnite Chapter 2 ‘The End’ event details: Everything you need to know
    Few things in Fortnite are more exciting than the start of a new season, which makes this weekend doubly exciting: it’ll kick off the game’s Chapter 2 finale called “The End.” Players are invited to participate in the event, and though Epic h…
    - 2 days ago, 4 Dec 21, 12:21am -
  • Microsoft’s DNA storage research just hit a huge milestone
    Microsoft has detailed a major breakthrough in its work on synthetic DNA storage, specifically on improving data throughput. The proof-of-concept is the subject of a new study from Microsoft Research and a team at the University of Washington’s Mol…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Dec 21, 10:56pm -